Lummis, Bennet introduce Bill to Study Mental Health Care Barriers for Farmers and Ranchers
November 9, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced legislation to study the barriers that Wyoming’s farming and ranching communities face when accessing mental and behavioral health care services.
“Wyoming farmers and ranchers have done a remarkable job feeding the nation in the midst of unprecedented challenges, but the critical work they do often comes at a great personal cost,” said Lummis. “Wyoming currently has one of the highest suicide rates in the country, and we have a responsibility to swiftly address this crisis. Improving acces...